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Finding aid to the Kiki Gallery Records, 1990-1995 GLC 29
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  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Provenance
  • Historical Note
  • Scope and Contents
  • Arrangement

  • Title: Kiki Gallery Records,
    Date (inclusive): 1990-1995
    Date (bulk): 1993-1995
    Collection Identifier: GLC 29
    Creator: Kiki Gallery (San Francisco, Calif.).
    Physical Description: 49 folders in 2 boxes (0.5 cubic feet)
    Contributing Institution: James C. Hormel Gay & Lesbian Center, San Francisco Public Library
    100 Larkin Street
    San Francisco, CA, 94102
    (415) 557-4400
    info@sfpl.org
    Abstract: The Kiki Gallery was established by Rick Jacobsen in San Francisco in 1993 to showcase contemporary art and performance. The records contain publicity files, slides, photographs, drafts of performance pieces, exhibit catalogs, and some correspondence.
    Physical Location: Collection is stored onsite.
    Language of Materials: Collection materials are in English.

    Access

    The collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the City Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the San Francisco Public Library as the owner of the physical items.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Kiki Gallery Records (GLC 29), Gay and Lesbian Center, San Francisco Public Library.

    Provenance

    The Kiki Gallery Records were donated to The San Francisco Public Library by Wayne Smith, February 1998.

    Historical Note

    The gallery was established by Rick Jacobsen in 1993 to showcase contemporary art and performance. During its 3 years of operation, the Kiki hosted art exhibits, readings, and performances on subjects as far ranging as scatology, AIDS, and bongs. A few of the artists featured were Joan Jett Blakk, Nayland Blake, Jeannie M., and David E. Johnston.

    Scope and Contents

    The records contain publicity files, slides, photographs, drafts of performance pieces, exhibit catalogs, and some correspondence. A small amount of material relates to Jacobsen's productions at Josie's Juice Joint.

    Arrangement

    The collection is arranged alphabetically by folder title.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Jacobsen, Rick
    Kiki Gallery (San Francisco, Calif.).
    Smith, Wayne
    Art galleries, Commercial--California--San Francisco
    Gay artists--California--San Francisco
    Lesbian artists--California--San Francisco
    Performance art--California--San Francisco
    Performance artists--California--San Francisco